When creating a cost-based pricing strategy with Repricer.com, it's important to be familiar with all the product costs you need to include in your Min and Max prices


This help file will guide you through everything you need to know about the product costs how they work with Repricer.com.


Before you start 

 
  • You need to have a Repricer.com account. To find out how to create one, click here.
  
  • You'll need to have Amazon connected as a channel. To find out how to do this, click here.

Within Repricer.com, product profitability is calculated using the costs entered against products. These different costs come from a mixture of sources:

  • Manual entry: entry on a product by product basis via the right-hand side slide-out. To find out more, click here.

  • CSV import: costs entered against products within a CSV and uploaded to Repricer.com via the Import function. To find out more, click here.

  • Amazon: some costs are pulled from Amazon. To find out more, click here.


01 Definition of costs

Let's start with a definition of all the costs you might come across when using Repricer.com:
 
  • Unit cost: How much it costs you to purchase the item.

  • Shipping cost: How much it costs you to get the item shipped to your customers.

  • Pickpack cost: How much it costs to take this item off your warehouse shelf and package it up for your customer (This includes the price of the packaging, and also the wages of the person who had to do this work).

  • Estimated FBA (fulfilled by Amazon) fees: This fee only applies to FBA sellers.

  • Listing Fee %: The per item selling fee that Amazon charges you for listing your product.

  • VAT rate: The rate of VAT to apply. Called "Sales Tax" in the USA.

  • Variable closing fee: This fee only applies to sellers of media items. We will get this data from Amazon directly.


02 Product costs in Repricer.com

On the Repricer Basic and Plus plans, Repricer.com does not take the costs into consideration so you will need to include your total costs when setting up Minimum and Maximum prices for every SKU. 

On the Ultimate and beyond plans, there is an option to input your costs per unit and the option avail of Net Margin Repricing. To find out more, click here.

The Net Margin Repricing is calculated based on the costs you enter. You can enter costs in Repricer.com the following ways:

  1. Manually on each individual listing: by clicking on the product, scroll down to the Product Profitability section and click Edit. You then enter your costs and hit Save Changes.

Or

  1. Via a CSV bulk upload*: you will need to specify cost data and your price based on net margin per SKU.

*if using a CSV import, you can set your costs in USD, EUR or GBP.

- Listing Fees 

Listing fees are automatically created by Amazon when an item is in stock, Repricer.com will import the listing fees from Amazon once an item’s price has been updated. 

Repricer.com takes the Listing Fee from Amazon and converts it into a percentage. For more information about Amazon’s Listing fees, click here.


- Estimated FBA Fees

Your Estimated FBA Fees are imported directly from Amazon and are updated once a day in your Repricer.com account.


03 Entering costs in a different currency

If you enter your fees in Repricer.com in one currency, we will generate the total costs in the native currency for the marketplace.

Further Readings


If you want to find out more about Amazon Listing Fees and FBA Fees, click here.

Interested in learning more about Amazon Pan-European Fulfilment? Click here.